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Graduate Students

Eligibility and Criteria for Selection (Graduate Students): Before students can apply to the RISE program, they must either be a current student, have been accepted to a doctoral program at the Graduate Center or been accepted to a Master program at Hunter College. In addition:

  1. Students must be US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  2. Must have maintained a minimum GPA of 3.0 in their undergraduate level of studies.
  3. Must be pursuing PhD in the following: Biological Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Psychology, Neuroscience and Physics.

How to apply:

Application forms are available in Hunter’s RISE office, North Building, room 314 North, or can be downloaded from this website.

Completed applications should be returned to the RISE office. In order to complete your application, you are required to submit the following:

  1. Copy of undergraduate transcript
  2. Copy of graduate school transcript (if Applicable).
  3. Copy of GRE results
  4. One letter of recommendation from research mentor, or undergraduate professor in your major.

You can also download the form from this link